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Mississippi State’s top WR arrested for marijuana possession

Mississippi State wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson and three others were arrested on drug charges in south Alabama.

Covington County Jail officer Melissa Leslie said Saturday that Wilson and the others are charged with marijuana possession second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. She said they were arrested at about 9:20 p.m. Friday in River Falls.

Police Chief Greg Jackson said that an officer smelled marijuana during a traffic stop for speeding.

Wilson, 20, the Bulldogs’ leading receiver last season, was released after posting $2,500 bail. Isaiah Maston, 19, Artis Cleveland and Keith Middleton, both 20, were still in the jail as of Saturday morning.

Elsewhere

Nebraska: Defensive back Charles Jackson will undergo minor arthroscopic surgery on his knee and will miss the rest of spring practice, coach Mike Riley announced.

He also said cornerback Daniel Davie probably would miss a week of practice with an ankle injury.

Jackson and Davie were injured on consecutive plays during coverage drills on Wednesday. Riley said Jackson will be ready for summer conditioning.

Jackson was in line for work as a nickelback last fall but missed the entire season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Davie is a returning starter.

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